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20 Pounds - B Series

20 Pounds - B Series -  obverse20 Pounds - B Series -  reverse

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Features

Country Ireland
Type Standard banknote
Years 1980-1992
Value 20 Pounds
20.00 IEP = 28 USD
Currency Pound (decimalized, 1971-2001)
Composition Paper
Size 172 × 90 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 73(a-c)
Standard Catalog of World Paper Money
by Tracy L. Schmidt
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

A portrait of William Butler Yeats, the poet, dramatist, and mystic together with a representation of the mythological hero Cú Chulainn, based on the motif used by the Abbey Theatre. The background is of a Deirdre, a Yeats manuscript.

Lettering:
Banc Ceannais na hÉireann
nótaí dlíthairgthe fiche bpunt

Translation:
Central Bank of Ireland
Legal tender notes twenty pound

Engraver: Servicon

Reverse

The Blasket Islands, off County Kerry with the background of An tOileánach by Tomás Ó Criomhthain.

Lettering:
Central bank of Ireland
£20
Legal Tender

Engraver: Servicon

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Year Signatures No. printed G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1980  P73a - 07.01.80 - Type 17 - Sigs: (1) C. H. Murray. (2) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh.
1981  P73a - 20.10.81 - Type 17 - Sigs: (1) C. H. Murray. (2) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh.
1981  P73a - 24.02.81 - Type 17 - Sigs: (1) C. H. Murray. (2) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh.
1981  P73a - 28.10.81 - Type 17 - Sigs: (1) C. H. Murray. (2) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh.
1983  P73b - 25.08.83 - Type 18 - Sigs: (1) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh. (2) Maurice Doyle.
1983  P73b -11.07.83 - Type 18 - Sigs: (1) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh. (2) Maurice Doyle.
1984  P73b - 12.06.84 - Type 18 - Sigs: (1) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh. (2) Maurice Doyle.
1985  P73b - 26.08.85 - Type 18 - Sigs: (1) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh. (2) Maurice Doyle.
1986  P73b - 16.06.86 - Type 18 - Sigs: (1) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh. (2) Maurice Doyle.
1986  P73b - 28.08.86 - Type 18 - Sigs: (1) Tomás F. Ó Cofaigh. (2) Maurice Doyle.
1987  P73c - 12.08.87 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1987  P73c - 17.09.87 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1987  P73c - 18.11.87 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1988  P73c - 05.07.88 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1988  P73c - 13.12.88 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1988  P73c - 23.05.88 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1989  P73c - 06.02.89 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1989  P73c - 19.10.89 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1990  P73c - 13.08.90 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1990  P73c - 14.11.90 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1990  P73c - 20.09.90 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1991  P73c - 06.11.91 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1991  P73c - 24.01.91 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1992  P73c - 14.02.92 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.
1992  P73c - 21.01.92 - Type 19 - Sigs: (1) Maurice Doyle. (2) S. P. Cromien.

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